Scott Burns, Member, Board of Directors

When syndicated financial columnist Scott Burns retired from a job as a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, he founded AssetBuilders, an investment advisory group. He developed the Couch Potato Cookbook, which he calls “lazy” investment planning. He has written several books on investing, including The Household Economy: Its Shape, Origins, and Future; Spend ’Til the End: A Revolutionary Guide to Raising Your Living Standard – Today and When You Retire; and The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future. Burns’ articles and columns have appeared in Worth, Boston, Playboy, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in humanities and biology.